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Junior Cycle

2nd Year CBA Calendar
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3rd Year CBA Calendar
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Compulsory Subjects/Optional Subjects & Short Courses

The curriculum offered in Presentation Secondary School is designed to allow students to engage with a broad range of subjects which are experienced through a wide variety of learning experiences.

Junior Cycle Core Subjects:

Irish | English | Maths | History | Religion (non-exam)

Wellbeing incl. CSPE, SPHE & PE
Wellbeing Module incl. Friends for Life, Digital Literacy, Choir & Guidance


Junior Cycle Option Subjects: (Choose 5)

Business Studies

Home Economics







Visual Art

Watch the video to find out more about Graphics New subject introduced in 2021

Click on the picture below to view our informative guide to the new Junior Cycle
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Junior Cycle Terminology


Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement

A JCPA is awarded to a student upon completion of their three years of Junior Cycle.

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JCPA Privacy Statement

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JCPA Explainer Poster


Classroom Based Assessment

CBAs are assessments that take place in second and third year.

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CBA Information Poster for Students

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CBA Information Booklet for Parents


Other Areas of Learning

As part of the JCPA, students record 3-5 statements focusing on the skills and knowledge they achieved during the Junior Cycle, outside of normal classroom subjects.

Key Skills and Statements of Learning

The Junior Cycle is now based around a foundation of key skills and statements of learning. Students will experience and develop these throughout all of their subjects.

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